July 28th, 2021 8:29 AM 3 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Sector Might Get Relief from Government Soon

The Indian government is thinking about offering relief to the ailing telecom industry. The telecom sector has seen multiple challenges in the last year owing to the increase in data consumption and rising network services demands. To fulfil the needs of the users, the operators have worked really hard and spent a lot of money on improving and expanding their network infrastructure. Adding to the high costs involved in improving... Read More

June 4th, 2021 10:27 AM 6 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Financial Health Grave, Needs Help: COAI

The importance of telecom services has become crystal clear amidst the lockdowns and the pandemic. For the operators to keep innovating and providing seamless services, their financial books should end on a positive note each year. However, this is not what is happening in the industry. The Indian telecom industry is cash strapped, and two of the operators, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Vodafone Idea (Vi), are facing... Read More

May 6th, 2021 6:55 AM 61 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Users Can Do Without 5G, Need True 4G First

Indian telecom operators need to be at the forefront with their 4G offerings. While one operator (BSNL) in the country almost has a non-existent 4G subscriber base, the other one (Vodafone Idea) is losing subscribers quite fast. Since 5G is going to be the next big thing, the telcos and consumers both are focusing more on 5G than 4G. The truth of the matter is, Indian telecom users can do... Read More

January 10th, 2019 10:42 AM 1 COMMENTS

Government Increased Spending on Telecom Infrastructure by Six-Fold to Rs 60,000 Crore Between 2014-19

The government increased spending on telecom infrastructure and services by six-folds between 2014-19 to Rs 60,000 crore compared to expenditure made on the same in the previous five years, an official statement said Wednesday. "Six-fold increase in government spending on telecommunications infrastructure and services in the country from Rs 9,900 crore between 2009-14, to Rs 60,000 crore (actual and planned) between 2014-19," an annual official review of the telecom ministry... Read More

February 2nd, 2016 8:50 AM 24 COMMENTS

Analysis: An overview of competing telecom products and services in India

Every avid reader in India who has been reading about and following the country’s telecom scene must’ve come across terms like 4G/LTE, Spectrum, VoLTE, cloud services and the likes a lot, more so in the past two years. We’ve been hearing for a while about consolidation of small players, stiff competition and how Reliance Jio is going to revolutionize the Indian telecom scene by offering fast Internet at dirt-cheap prices... Read More

August 17th, 2013 2:51 PM 61 COMMENTS

Are Operators really providing that Freedom in Roaming?

As already shared on TT pages, All the operators started to provide OnNet Incoming free Roaming packs throughout India.In a dual tone let’s appreciate their favor done to those who are frequent travelers and to those who stay away from home zones for longer periods in different states on some work purpose. With such stiff competition among all the operators trying to provide hassle free roaming services,are the Roaming Services... Read More

January 3rd, 2010 2:59 PM 13 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Sector To Be Most Vibrant In 2010

In 2010 we believe that Indian Telecom industry expects to continue with its fast pace of subscriber additions, at least 11 million per month, launch of 3G and WiMAX spectrum, while tariff would continue to slide during the year. The industry having crossed the 500 million subscriber mark earlier in September 2009 itself, the next milestone would be 750 million. (Global research and analysis firm Gartner, in a recent study,... Read More

November 12th, 2009 11:57 AM 23 COMMENTS

Fifth Take On Indian Telecom Industry Current Scenarios & The Falling ARPU

Telecom talks last article THE PRICE WAR on Indian Telecom market scenarios told you about the other side and impacts of the price war And now what you see all around, the lowest tariff plans ever-ever witnessed by Indian telecom Industry almost every operator has now started counting per sec or a 50p/ min flat ,See the happy customers they don’t seems to have much grievances else to else QOS... Read More

March 9th, 2009 6:43 PM 2 COMMENTS

MOBILE TARIFFS TO COME DOWN,TRAI CHOPS CALL TERMINATION CHARGES

Indian Telecom regulator TRAI today slashed call termination charges by 33 per cent, a move which would result in bringing down the mobile tariffs for consumers. Termination charges are paid by one operator to another on whose network the call ends.The regulator has reduced the termination charges on local calls to 20 paise a minute from existing 30 paise. The new operators such as Datacom, Unitech, Shyam-Sistema and Loop Telecom... Read More

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